By: KDKA-TV News Staff
LOWER BURRELL (KDKA) – Former Pennsylvania Senate nominee Nicole Ziccarelli has announced her candidacy for Westmoreland District Attorney.
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Ziccarelli is currently a lawyer with her own practice in New Kensington and says she wants to run for the office so that she can rebuild the office through transparency and communication.
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“I will be a visible district attorney focused on leading a team of the best trained prosecutors and detectives,” she said. “I will always protect victims of crime, obey the law as individual cases dictate, and establish an open door policy for victims and attorneys involved in the criminal justice system.”
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Current Westmoreland District Attorney John Peck has been with the office since 1994.